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Definitions for national park

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. national park(noun)

    a tract of land declared by the national government to be public property


  1. national park(Noun)

    An area of land reserved by the national government for recreational use.


  1. National park

    A national park is a park, in use for conservation purposes. Often it is a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns. Although individual nations designate their own national parks differently, there is a common idea: the conservation of wild nature for posterity and as a symbol of national pride. Furthermore, an international organization, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and its World Commission on Protected Areas, has defined "National Park" as its Category II type of protected areas. While ideas for this type of national park had been suggested previously, the United States established the first such one, Yellowstone National Park, in 1872. The largest national park in the world meeting the IUCN definition is the Northeast Greenland National Park, which was established in 1974. According to the IUCN, there were 6,555 national parks worldwide in 2006 that meet its criteria.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of national park in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of national park in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Barack Obama:

    Rahm hasn't just fought for a national park in Pullman.

  2. Richard Leakey:

    Ideally, there should be no transportation in a national park.

  3. Czeslaw Okolow:

    In the area of the national park, no one has fought the beetle since 1921.

  4. Jon Jarvis:

    There’s a revitalization going on here and it’s the perfect time for the National Park Service to join in.

  5. Carissa DeCramer:

    The job of Biscayne National Park is to preserve and protect these places so that it can be the natural setting.

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